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Grantland’s Jonah Keri wrote, “the Rockies could be this year’s out-of-nowhere squad that rides 99th-percentile luck to a big season.” This fell in line with my spring training prediction of 68 or 88 wins for the 2015 Colorado Rockies. There was an alternate universe where Jon Gray was called up 15 days into the season, Troy Tulowitzki played 140 games in Denver,…...

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The Colorado Rockies got to see the exact opposite of where they are heading. When Golden-native Mark Melancon closed out the Rockies in the 9th inning, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 6-3 win, the Pirates were in celebration mode. They successfully clinched a playoff spot and with that out of the way, set their sights on the suddenly struggling…...

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Celebrating the little wins is a step towards being happy. While fans in Pittsburgh, Kansas City, Houston and Chicago are eagerly anticipating an October that could bring excitement for their baseball team, fans of the Colorado Rockies are spending their Saturday night celebrating that their team won’t lose 100 games. It truly is a tiny victory, but two months…...

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Chris Rusin grabbed the ball from catcher Michael McKenry as they slapped hands after the game. He tucked the ball into his back pocket before getting in line to slap hands with his teammates. The keepsake commemorates Rusin’s complete-game shutout of the San Diego Padres. It also marks an exclamation point on the season that Rusin has had, coming…...

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When he hits it, everyone knows it. Carlos Gonzalez hits the ball just a little bit harder than everyone else. On Friday night in Washington D.C., the Colorado Rockies stole a victory from the Washington Nationals in the 8th inning when CarGo took a Drew Storen fastball deep over the right field fence and off of the back wall…...

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When Troy Tulowitzki came out of the game in the bottom of the 9th inning on Monday night in Chicago, the speculation had nothing to do with a potential trade. Everyone thought there may have been an injury. Instead, news rolled in that Tulo was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays in what amounts to be a blockbuster deal.…...

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It just doesn’t hurt like it used to. The Colorado Rockies climbed all the way back from a 8-4 deficit, tying the game on Carlos Gonzalez’s three-run blast in the bottom of the 8th inning. It was the second time in the game that the Rockies had erased a four-run deficit. It would have made sense that when John…...

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The Colorado Rockies are once again going nowhere fast. They were drilled on Tuesday night 9-0 as Kyle Kendrick was predictably crushed. It’s reached the point where the results of the Rockies games aren’t about the score of the game, but more about what the young players are doing to improve themselves so that fans have a reason to…...

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Mental errors are unforgivable in baseball. However, they are quickly forgotten if the player who committed that error delivers in the bottom of the 9th inning with the game on the line. That is exactly what happened for Ben Paulsen. The first baseman stepped to the plate with one out in the 9th inning with the game tied. The…...

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As good as Saturday was, Sunday was really bad for the Colorado Rockies. The team was plagued by bad decisions in their Sunday loss to the Marlins, in which the Rockies dropped the game and the series after a 10th inning solo home run gave the Marlins a 3-2 decision. With the game tied 2-2, the Rockies had a…...

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Momentum in baseball is a big thing. Within a game, momentum can change a game. Over the course of a few days, a week, or a month, momentum can shape a season. A losing streak can get into a team’s heads. On the same note, a few wins can build confidence and start a long streak. Baseball is a…...

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There is no way around this one, the Colorado Rockies endured a heartbreaking loss on Tuesday night at Coors Field. Simply put, the Grand Slam that Rafael Betancourt gave up in the top of the 9th with two outs and two strikes with a three-run lead was about as bad as it could have been. It erased about 17…...

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The Colorado Rockies got crushed on Monday night 11-4. It shouldn’t have been a huge surprise to anyone. Kyle Kendrick was due for a clunker and it may as well come when he was facing Clayton Kershaw. No lose should be easy to take, but the odds were stacked against the Rockies on Monday night, and considering their recent…...

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The Colorado Rockies put up football scores at Coors Field and forget to show up on the road. That’s what tradition has bestowed upon the Rockies. Their fans have almost accepted that if the team is going to make a run at the playoffs, that they simply have to cross their fingers and hope for a few wins away…...

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One guy represents the future of the Colorado Rockies, the other guy is probably only going to be with the team for a year. However, on Wednesday in Cincinnati, both players helped the Rockies win a baseball game, and a series, right now. Nolan Arenado, the new face of the Rockies franchise, continued his breakout year. He went 2-for-4 with…...

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It’s tough to put lipstick on a pig. If you put lipstick on Dinger, you still have an overweight purple dinosaur. Anyone who has watched the Colorado Rockies and follows their minor league system knows that the 2015 season is all about allowing new general manager Jeff Bridich to get his fingers dirty and start cleaning up the mess…...

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More of the same for the Colorado Rockies. It has been discussed at length, debated and argued. The Rockies and their struggles with pitching are something that no one can quite figure out. On Wednesday night at a miserable Coors Field, where the temperatures were below 40 degrees with a steady mist, the Rockies once again saw their pitching…...

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These are the games that good teams win. They are also the games that bad teams lose. The Colorado Rockies are the latter, and therefore they lost this time. The final score was 4-3. Jordan Lyles was very good again on Monday, but he spoiled a really good outing with something that has become a trend for him. He…...

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Tickets were two-for-one at Coors Field for the Colorado Rockies double-header on Wednesday. The price was a rip-off. The poor souls who had to sit through two embarrassing excuses for baseball games for more than six hours came home with nothing but heartburn from the hot dogs and heartache from the baseball team. If it isn’t Rock bottom for…...

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The Colorado Avalanche were supposed to be the first hockey team to ever call Coors Field home in 2016. They are now being pre-empted by some local college talent. OFFICIAL: @DU_Hockey & @CC_Hockey1 will play at #CoorsField on Feb. 20, 2016! #BattleOnBlakepic.twitter.com/WzrtIbcGoQ — Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) May 4, 2015 Capitalizing on turning Coors Field into a hockey venue, there…...

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